A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

A Girl’s Guide to Discussing the Future with Her Man

By: Rana Awadalla

When you’ve been dating your boyfriend for a while, and you feel like it’s time to take the big step, a serious conversation is often due and necessary. You have to be prepared, however, that  – once you have this conversation – you may very well realize that the two of you are looking to […]

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

I Am a Woman and I Want to Propose to Him

by Nadia Aly

Women have come a long way since the dark ages, but for some weird reason, even in this day and age, it is still frowned upon for a woman to ask a man to marry her.   Whilst interacting with my proximate and distant circle of female acquaintances, I learned that a lot of them […]

No, a Woman Should Not Have to Compromise Herself to Get Married

No, a Woman Should Not Have to Compromise Herself to Get Married

I am going to leave aside all the Ramadan articles for now, and write this piece. This is an article that, to me, is long over due, and perhaps much more personal, than it is political.   I feel like there is this assumption that I – being in the eyes of the society a […]

Egypt’s Divorce Rate Increases from 7% to 40% During the past 50 Years

Egypt’s Divorce Rate Increases from 7% to 40% During the past 50 Years

  Every other day a dream couple gets divorced in Egypt. It is such a recurring phenomena, and at times, it feels like couples can’t hold the marriage together for more than a year. While some might blame the spoiled nature of young couples and choosing the easy way out, the divorced couple usually blame […]

Agency Behind ‘Enti 3anes?’ (Are You a Spinster?) Campaign Explains It All

Agency Behind ‘Enti 3anes?’ (Are You a Spinster?) Campaign Explains It All

  A billboard was caught on social media going viral with the question ‘Enti 3anes?’ which translates to ‘Are you a spinster?” To say the campaign backfired would be an understatement. It is very clear that the campaign attempts to tackle demeaning sexist stereotypes, which we have seen quite often of over the past year, […]

How to Save Your Marriage, According to the Ma2zon (Marriage Officiant)

How to Save Your Marriage, According to the Ma2zon (Marriage Officiant)

by Raghda Elsayed

  If you’re engaged, dating, or even single, you’ve probably been given “marriage advice” from all the tantat (aunts) in your life. You’d think a married veteran like tant Madee7a would give you advice that would save your marriage, but it’s just a tad bit hard to believe that “alb el ragel me3deto” (A man’s […]

Situations Where Newly Weds Feel #3ady_Khales

Situations Where Newly Weds Feel #3ady_Khales

Okay so, marriage is a big commitment. A very big one. You basically sign a few papers that say for as long as you live, you’re committed to that someone. With those big commitments, come bigger responsibilities. We understand that this might be hard for newly weds, but we’re here to let you know that […]

Egyptian Actress Hilariously Gave Us Tips on How to Get Rid of Your 3arees

Egyptian Actress Hilariously Gave Us Tips on How to Get Rid of Your 3arees

We’ve always known that Asaad Allah Masa’akom is the best show on TV. It gave us the best comedian in Egypt today, Akram Hosny, and social media sensations such as Amr Wahba and Bakri Kabakibi. But guess what? The show is not even close to done with its fine cast.   Actress, Gilan Saleh, has made […]

11 Working Mothers Tell Us How Their Husbands Really Feel About Their Jobs

11 Working Mothers Tell Us How Their Husbands Really Feel About Their Jobs

  One of the biggest challenges that will face any working woman is perfectly balancing the time she spends at work and with her family. We all think that if life forced us to give up on our careers for whatever reason, we will gladly comply especially during the times when we’re extremely drained and overworked.   But, […]

How Divorce Can Be the Ultimate Way of Showing Love

How Divorce Can Be the Ultimate Way of Showing Love

by Menna Abu-Zahra

Whenever I think of divorce, I think of a green eyed monster that enters a couple’s life and completely destroys it. I think of broken promises, misery and every single connotation that comes with failing at something that’s too important to just pass by. Yet, I’ve stumbled across a story lately that changed my mind […]

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